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Analysis + Action

Here are 4 actions you can take today for the future of public policy at Duke:

Invest in the Future of Public Policy

Gifts of any size are important to the work and mission of the Sanford School of Public Policy, and to the lives of our students and faculty. Alumni often choose to make a commitment to the Sanford Annual Fund. It provides valuable, unrestricted money that allows the school to respond to the needs and opportunities of the moment. More than 70 percent of Annual Fund donations go directly to financial aid for our undergraduate and graduate students. Give now to support the future of Public Policy

Share Your Memories and Inspire Others

As we celebrate this milestone throughout the 2021-2022 academic year, we have ways that you, our Sanford alumni, can join the celebration. You can take part in our events, or share your memories of Sanford via our #WhyPublicPolicyMatters vlog project. Be sure to use #DukePolicy50 in any posts related to the 50th celebration! As an extra incentive, all alumni submitting a video by October 15 will be entered to win a pair of basketball tickets to the November 12th home opener in Cameron. For more information or to submit your video, please email

Join Us Online and In Person

The Sanford School brings a variety of high-profile speakers to Duke each year with the goal of connecting students and faculty to thought leaders. Lectures and events are free and open to the public, and are available online and in person. You can also join the public policy conversation via Sanford social media anytime

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